Deferred Purchase Fees Are Not Billed When The Purchase_Start_T Equals Actg_Next_T Even When Purchase_Fees_Backcharge is Enabled (Doc ID 1602382.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.5.0.0.0 to 7.5.0.0.0 [Release 7.5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : BRM 7.5 PS4 with patches

STEPS

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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Enable the pin.conf entry

     - fm_bill purchase_fees_backcharge 1

2. Jan 1st 2014: Purchase a product with deferred purchase fees by setting the purchase_start_t equal to actg_next_t (= Feb 1st 2014). Any default product with purchase fee works for this.
3. Move the PVT to Feb 1st 2014.
4. Execute pin_bill_day
5. Purchase fees are getting charged in the next cycle bill (Mar 1st bill) instead of current cycle (Feb 1st bill).



ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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During billing, deferred purchase fees are not considered for the current cycle when the purchase_start_t is equal to actg_next_t.

Log file shows:



EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Deferred purchased fees are billed for current cycle.




Cause

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